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Criminal Justice Notes – Monday Nov. 26 th   Final Examination – December 11 th , 3:00 – 5:00  Covers corrections, and all other sections  No Class 12/3  Sentencing Review  Objectives – A judge will rarely sentence a person on the spot.  Pre-sentence evaluation: A team puts together a criminal history of the case – even Victim  Impact Statement.  Pre-sentence evaluation looked at my judge and he or she decides what is the appropriate  sentencing.  Crime Control vs. Individual Rights Judges  Most states are moving towards sentencing guidelines where there are specific guidelines  based on precedent. I. Types of Punishment  a. Wide Range Available – many different, even odd punishments  Punishment “ladder” –  Community Based  (diversion, fines, probation, restitution) > I ntermediate  (Intensive Probation, House arrest, Electronic Monitoring)  Incarceration  (Jail, Shock Incarceration, Prison)  Capital Punishment  - Generally, the more serious the crime, the more serious punishment, but does not always work  that way. Index offenses may be punished more seriously. 
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B. Usually used in combination.  
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course CJ 110 taught by Professor Maxwell during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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